A search for a woman reported missing after a hike on Mt. Tamalpais resulted in the discovery of a body, according to Marin County sheriff’s office officials.
An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday, showed no obvious signs of trauma, Marin County sheriff’s officials said Tuesday afternoon.
San Jose firefighters were conducting a cliff rescue in Alum Rock Park Tuesday morning, a fire department dispatcher said.
Park rangers say hikers can now apply for permits to ascend the summit of Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome.
Rangers found the body of 73-year-old Kenneth Stensby of Edina, Minn., near the base of Vernal Fall, where he had apparently fallen after stopping to take a photo of a waterfall. Search crews had found his backpack on Sunday at the top of the waterfall. His camera was not in the pack.
Authorities say a Sonoma County Sheriff’s helicopter crew rescued a 68-year-old hiker who suffered a head injury when he fell from a pinnacle overlooking the Sonoma Valley.
Friends are mourning the loss of an experienced Northern California hiker whose body was found after a two-day search in the Sierra Nevada range.
Officials said 31-year-old Tom Heng of San Rafael left on what was supposed to be a day hike on Sunday to the summit of Mount Langley, which stands 14,026 feet, but never returned.
While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.
The rotor blades of a helicopter landing on rugged, remote terrain struck a California Highway Patrol officer and severely injured him as he helped rescue an injured hiker, officials said Monday.